General information

Capital: Harare

Currency unit: US dollar

Official language: English

Area: 386,850 km²

Population in million: 14,439,000.0 

GDP per capita (current US dollars): 2,147 

GDP per capita, PPP (current international $): 3,030 


Labor force participation rate (% of total population ages 15+): 83.5 

Annual growth rate of the population: 1.4 %

Mortality rate, infant (per 1,000 live births): 33.9 %

Life expectancy at birth: 60.8 ans

Youth literacy rate Literacy rate, youth total (% of people ages 15-24): 87 %


Gross domestic product (GDP) in billions of US dollars: 31,000,500,000.00 

Agriculture value added of GDP: 12.1 

Industry value added of GDP: 32.5 

Services value added of GDP: 3.5 


Total exports in billions of US dollars: 1,928,840.00 

Total imports in billions of US dollars: 3,219,650.00 

Major manufactured products (as % of total exports) :
Diamonds (9.93 %)
Postage, revenue or similar stamps (8.59 %)
Ferro-alloys (6.71 %)
Hydraulic cements (0.76 %)
Cotton yarn (0.36 %)

Weight of major primary products excluding minerals and oil (as % of total exports) :
Unmanufactured tobacco (14.21 %)
Cotton, not carded or combed (5.52 %)
Cane or beet sugar (5.08 %)
Flowers (1.99 %)
Citrus fruit (0.73 %)

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              Global Sustainable Competitiveness Indicator

              The indicator highlights the scores of each of the three pillars of the sustainable competitiveness. A larger area means a higher score (0-100) and therefore a more favorable economic situation.

              Price competitiveness

              Zimbabwe: -
              Breakdown by component
              Price competitiveness-
              Macroeconomic competitiveness
              Zimbabwe: 11
              Products competitiveness
              Zimbabwe: -

              Durability and resistance to vulnerabilities

              Revealed competitivenes and economic performances

              Zimbabwe: -
              Breakdown by component
              Revealed competitivenes and economic performances-
              Weighted market shares index of the 5 major exported primary products (except oil and ores)
              Zimbabwe: 86
              Weighted market shares index of the 5 major exported manufactured products
              Zimbabwe: 64